Tim

Monday, 11 November 2019 10:16

The Veteran In My Life

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Today we honor veterans, the brave men and women who answered the call to serve their country whether in time of war or peace. Here's a brief history of my own father who did just that. Bob Daugherty was born in Coshocton, Ohio and enlisted in the Marine Corps after…
Friday, 08 November 2019 16:12

Back on Easy Street

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We're back on Easy Street tonight and tomorrow at the Tangier. I'm referring to the local legend band that makes a yearly return to rock the faithful. These guys have been doing it since the 70s and they sound as fresh as they did back when they were the house…
Wednesday, 06 November 2019 15:21

Safety Kids Calendar Contest

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I'm honored to once again be the Master of Cermonies for the annual Safety Kids Calendar Contest awards presentation tonight at the downtown Akron-Summit County Public Library branch. It's an event I look forward to doing each year and this marks the 18th year that Summit County Prosecutor Sherri Bevan…
Monday, 04 November 2019 16:46

Fall Back, Spring Forward, Or Leave It Alone?

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We set the clocks back this weekend and returned to Standard Time but in another six months, we'll adjust the time again and push them one hour forward. And when we do this, our "body clocks" have to adjust, too. What do you think? Should we just scrap this idea…
Tuesday, 29 October 2019 16:33

Free Rides on Metro RTA

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Election Day is Tuesday, November 5th. We know it is important to exercise your right to vote but this blog is not about that. It's also not about how a national election day should qualify as a national holiday, (which I think is a great idea). This has a more…
Monday, 28 October 2019 14:38

RIP Paul Barrere of Little Feat

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Paul Barrere died over the weekend. The 71 year old made his mark in rock playing with a California based band named Little Feat. Their style of rock had a southern accent with some blues and boogie thrown into the mix for good measure. They were a fun band that…
Wednesday, 23 October 2019 15:29

The Future is Now!

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This post will prove one thing; I know very little about computers. Most of us are using computers every day. I'm sitting in front of two screens as I'm writing this now and chances are you're reading this while "on line." But this recent news from Google is astounding. It's the kind…
Monday, 21 October 2019 14:35

What Happens in Vegas...

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  What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas! We've all heard and used that well-worn adage before, haven't we? But I found this story about something new that is happening in Sin City that has nothing to do with sin or debauchery. As a matter of fact, I'd like to…
Thursday, 17 October 2019 17:54

See Ya @ The Swap Meet

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The Fall Motorcycle Swap Meet is this Sunday from 10am - 4pm at the Summit County Fairgrounds, Darrow Road at Howe Road in Tallmadge. After much success and high attendance at the springtime swap meets, we decided to put one on in the fall and what do you know, it…
Tuesday, 15 October 2019 15:26

Rock Hall Nominees for The Class of 2020; My Take

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The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame released the nominees for induction into the Class of 2020. As usual, the list each year is met with similar reactions such as; "It' about time!" Or "Why not (insert band name here)?!" Or my favorite "That's not rock!" And in the case…
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